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NASCAR 101: 5 Longest Active Winless Streaks in All 3 Series

2017 Daytona I Cwts Joe Nemechek Barry Cantrell Nkp

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It’s hard to believe that Kyle Larson had not won in 75 races. Or the fact that Jimmie Johnson still can’t find victory lane. While Larson was able to take a home a much needed checkered flag last Sunday (Oct. 6) at Dover International Raceway to end his winless streak in the Monster Energy NASCAR …

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NASCAR Reveals 2020 ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Showdown Schedules

2018 ARCA pack racing

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A mixture of historic venues and new circuits will great ARCA Menards Series competitors in 2020. Per a Oct. 10 release, the 2020 ARCA Menards season will be contested in 20 events at 20 different venues from February to October next year. Additionally, the ARCA Showdown schedule consists of 10 events on the schedule, running …

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Aric Almirola, Smithfield Returning to Stewart-Haas for 2020

2019 Dover Mencs Aric Almirola Car Nkp

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Smithfield Foods will once again adorn Aric Almirola‘s Stewart Haas Racing Ford for the 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. 2020 will mark the third year of the partnership between SHR and Smithfield, while Almirola will be backed by Smithfield for the ninth consecutive season, dating back to his first full-time MENCS circuit in …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Drydene 400 Edition

2019 Dover Mencs Martin Truex, Jr. Racing Nkp

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For the first time in 75 events, Kyle Larson took home a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series checkered flag last weekend at Dover International Raceway. As the only MENCS competitor locked into the next round of the playoffs, Larson won’t have to worry about the impending chaos of Talladega Superspeedway. However, he did end up …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2019 Drydene 400

Kyle Larson and Denny Hamlin lead in 2019 Dover Cup race

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Who… should you be talking about after the race? Pageantry and history were the talk of the town as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rolled into Delaware for Dover International Speedway’s 50th anniversary and 100th MENCS race at the one-mile concrete oval. Past track memories dawned the landscape, including Jimmie Johnson‘s milestone 83rd win …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings, Bank of America ROVAL 400 Edition

2019 Roval Mencs Martin Truex, Jr. Car Nkp

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So, you stuff it in the wall and your day is over. Well, that is not quite how the script read for Georgia’s favorite son. Daunted by an embarassing mistake that put the No. 9 behind the eight ball, Chase Elliott rallied to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Bank of America ROVAL 400 …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings Federated Auto Parts 400 Edition

2019 NASCAR Cup starting grid

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In a throwback to the 1985 Indianapolis 500, Martin Truex Jr. did his best impression of Danny Sullivan’s “spin and win” as the New Jersian took the top step of the podium at Richmond Raceway for his second consecutive victory. Can Truex make it three-for-three in the first round of the playoffs this weekend at …

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Bangor Savings Bank to Support Austin Theriault, Rick Ware Racing Through End of 2019

2016 Charlotte Cwts Austin Theriault Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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Bangor Savings Bank has extended its partnership with Austin Theriault and Rick Ware Racing, the team announced in a release on Sept. 19. The bank will serve as continue to serve as Theriault’s primary sponsor in select events throughout the remainder of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. “The partnership with Bangor Savings …

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William Byron, Liberty Extend Sponsorship to 2020-2021

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Liberty University has extended its sponsorship of William Byron through 2021, Hendrick Motorsports announced Sept. 19. Byron, a student at Liberty, will carry the university’s colors in 12 races apiece for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. “Liberty University has been a big part of my racing career and progression through NASCAR from basically the beginning,” …

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Romain Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen Returning to Haas F1 for 2020

2019 Germany F1 Romain Grosjean Car Fia

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The American Formula 1 team will look relatively unchanged for the 2020 season. Despite a rocky 2019 season, the Haas F1 team will once again field entries for Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen, the team announced Thursday, Sept. 19. Haas team principal Guenther Steiner cited experience and continuity as the driving force for the return …

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The 12: NASCAR Power Rankings South Point 400 Edition

2019 Las Vegas Mencs Martin Truex, Jr. Car Nkp

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The popularity of roller coasters is often attributed to the thrills, exhilaration, speed, and sharp and often sudden inclines and declines. While theme park enthusiasts love the twists and turns that these towering hunks of steel give them, Martin Truex Jr. wasn’t so keen on those twists and turns at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as …

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